Heat All-Star Bam Adebayo had a few words for Pelicans newcomer Eric Bledsoe after a dirty shot in the fourth quarter.
— Italo Santana (@BulletClubIta1) December 25, 2020
The star-studded battle was already eventful leading up to the mini scuffle.
Heat sharpshooter Duncan Robinson made made NBA holiday history by knocking down six 3-pointers in the first half, the most deep shots ever hit in the first half of a Christmas Day game.
In bad news, Heat star Jimmy Butler was forced out of the game due to a nagging ankle injury. He concluded the contest with four points, six rebounds and five assists.
As for Adebayo, he drew a flagrant foul on Bledsoe for the dirty shot.